News Roundup 11-09-18

​Date:       November 9, 2018
Host:       Jim Schneider
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​​The following is a sample of stories that made the cut for this week’s edition of the news round-up:

–WWI ended 100 years ago this coming Sunday, Veterans Day.
–The WWI memorial known as the ‘Bladensburg Cross’ in Maryland is under attack
from atheists and Muslims.
–A mysterious man in black clutching a semi-automatic pistol opened fire at a
California bar packed with college students who were celebrating ‘country night’
on Wednesday.
–CNN’s Jim Acosta had his press credentials suspended after an exchange with
President Trump and interaction with a White House press aid.
–Various press organizations chime in on the revoking of Acosta’s credentials.
–Multiple election recounts possible in the state of Florida.
–Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott is calling for an investigation into
alleged illegal voting after Project Veritas published a video that shows poll
workers in Texas saying non-citizens could vote.
–A Georgia poll worker was caught on video telling an undercover journalist
posing as a voter that he should vote Democrat.
–Gun control advocates in Washington state have peddled Initiative 1639 that
seeks to create stricter firearms laws.
–Florida voted overwhelmingly to restore voting rights to an estimated 1.5
million former felons.
–A newly elected Muslim congresswoman wore a Palestinian flag at her primary
victory celebration in Michigan.
–A man was arrested in Oklahoma City on a complaint of threatening to kill via
use of explosive.
–A Michigan migrant who stabbed a police officer while screaming ‘Allahu Akbar’
says he’s innocent.
–A politician in Sweden is charged with hate speech for saying jihadists scream
‘Allahu Akbar’ before blowing themselves up.
–The home of a Jewish family in Las Vegas was tagged with anti-Semitic
–Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg fractured 3 ribs after a fall in her chambers at the
U.S. Supreme Court.
–According to a recent article in the New Yorker, Gavin Newsome helped his mother
commit assisted suicide.
–Jim provided audio of Nancy Pelosi’s response after being asked about becoming
the Speaker of the House.
–Democrats have demanded that President Trump turn over his tax returns and
declared that investigating his personal financial records would be
the first item on their agenda come January.
–President Trump signed a presidential proclamation barring asylum protections
for migrants who entered the U.S. illegally.

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